The ‘Windows 10’ Archives
Posted September 4, 2015 by

How Do I Resize Application Tiles in Windows 10?

Windows 10 - Resize App Icon on Start Menu

Along with the Windows 10 Start button comes an improved Start menu. The classic feel of the Start menu has been retained and sprinkled with a modern look from the application tiles on the right side of the interface. By default, some application tiles are larger than others to give emphasis to those applications that […]

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Posted September 4, 2015 by

How to Rotate & Crop Photos in Windows 10

Windows Photos Cropping

Rotating and cropping photos are probably the most common fixes that the everyday photographer makes. Cropping has become more and more necessary with phone cameras and social media sharing. Pictures taken with a phone camera need to be cropped to traditional aspect ratios if they are going to be printed and framed. Pictures used on Instagram and other […]

Posted September 3, 2015 by

How to Save Favorite Places in Windows 10 Maps

How to Save Favorite Places Windows 10 Maps

Windows 10 comes with a Maps app that, like all of the new Universal Apps, works on all Windows devices such as PCs, phones, and tablets. To get the most out of Maps, you should save places you frequently visit to your Favorites list so that you can quickly find directions and commute times to and from […]

Posted September 2, 2015 by

How to Use Windows 10 Touchpad Gestures

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Laptops today are designed to be used on the go, which frequently means that users are not in a position to use a mouse. Many PC touchpads are not good for anything except moving your cursor around. However, Windows has made significant software improvements for laptop touchpads so that they now rival those of MacBooks (assuming that […]

Posted September 1, 2015 by

How to Schedule Windows 10 Updates

How to Schedule Windows 10 Updates

We need Windows updates to keep our computers running smoothly. However, when your computer decides that it needs to update RIGHT NOW and throws you off your groove while it reboots, the updates are annoying. Windows 10 updates and the accompanying restarts are mandatory, but Microsoft tries to make the whole process as painless as possible. […]

Posted August 29, 2015 by

Windows 10: How to Make Icons Bigger

How to Make Icons Bigger

Do you find yourself squinting at your computer while trying to find that elusive icon on your desktop? This is bad for your eyes, leads to ergonomic problems from bad posture, and can cause tension headaches. Finding your applications should not make your work harder. Make life easier for yourself and increase the size of […]

Posted August 28, 2015 by

Windows 10: How to Make Your Laptop Battery Last Longer

How to Make Your Battery Last Windows 10

Bringing a laptop with you is pointless if the battery will not last the whole workday and if you do not have a place to charge it. Even when you are plugged into your charger, using more power translates into higher electric bills. Here are some settings you can tweak in Windows 10 to make your […]

Posted August 23, 2015 by

How to Control Windows 10 with your Voice

Hi, I'm Cortana

Cortana is the new voice-activated personal assistant for Windows 10. Those of you familiar with Apple’s Siri and Google Now will be familiar with this concept. You can ask Cortana when the next Star Wars movie comes out or what tomorrow’s weather forecast will be or to open an app or file for you. If you […]

Posted August 22, 2015 by

How to Manage Windows 10 Reminders

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If you already know how to set reminders for Windows 10, you are ready to learn how to manage them. This article will explain the difference between deleting reminders and marking them as complete before they go off. It also explains how to do a work-around to edit your reminders and how to view a history of […]

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Windows 10: Multitasking with Snap

Windows 10 Snap

Those of you familiar with Windows 7 and 8 have probably witnessed the organizational wonder that is windows snapping. For those of you new to the concept, you will be pleased to discover that Windows allows you to grab an open application or window and “snap” it to a predefined area. Previously, you could snap […]

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Windows 10: Change or Add Another Language

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If you ever want to change the display language of Windows 10 or want to add additional languages to use in documents, the steps in this tutorial will help you.

Posted August 20, 2015 by

How to Set Reminders on Your Windows 10 Desktop

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Reminders are a prime example of technology doing what it is supposed to do: make our lives easier. If it were not for reminders, my trash would never make it to the curb. You can use reminders to make sure you never forget to pick up your kids from soccer practice or to remind you to pick […]